Events

This section provides details of events organised both by Public Health Network Cymru and by other organisations. If you would like to advertise your event on this website please e-mail: publichealth.network@wales.nhs.uk

Registration for all Public Health Network Cymru events is through Eventbrite. If you experience any issues registering in this way please contact us.

 

Past Events
26 Feb

As part of our preparations for the implementation of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) have been developing a new Skills and Knowledge Framework and Practitioner Development Pathway for HIA in Wales. We will be hosting a series of short events during February and March to test out our new framework and skills audit tools to get a wide range of feedback on the framework before we finalise it at the end of March. The framework will inform our future approach to training and capacity building. These sessions are relevant to anyone who has an interest in workforce and professional development in public health, quality and impact, health impact assessment, health inequalities, and healthy public policy.

28 Feb

Children in Wales is working in partnership with Groundwork North Wales to provide an opportunity for organisations and projects to come together to discuss the challenges faced by practitioners working with children and families, share good practice and explore what else can be done to reduce and prevent child poverty in North Wales.

01 Mar

Welsh Dental Symposium

Ramada Plaza, Wrexham

Public Health Wales, the Welsh Government and the Welsh Dental Committee are to host the first Welsh Dental Symposium in March, the two events one in North wales and one in the South will follow the same programme and themes. The days will feature a variety of inspiring speakers, breakout sessions and a marketplace area, which will provide plenty of opportunities to have your voice heard and to get involved in discussions about what’s happening in the world of dentistry in Wales.

05 Mar

The training will explore young people, self-harm and suicide. It will outline young people’s mental health, the issues that young people experience and the reasons why young people self-harm, the difference between self-harm and suicide and ways to support young people who do so. Coping mechanisms for young people and staff will be explored.

05 Mar

As part of our preparations for the implementation of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) have been developing a new Skills and Knowledge Framework and Practitioner Development Pathway for HIA in Wales. We will be hosting a series of short events during February and March to test out our new framework and skills audit tools to get a wide range of feedback on the framework before we finalise it at the end of March. The framework will inform our future approach to training and capacity building. These sessions are relevant to anyone who has an interest in workforce and professional development in public health, quality and impact, health impact assessment, health inequalities, and healthy public policy.

07 Mar

As part of our preparations for the implementation of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) have been developing a new Skills and Knowledge Framework and Practitioner Development Pathway for HIA in Wales. We will be hosting a series of short events during February and March to test out our new framework and skills audit tools to get a wide range of feedback on the framework before we finalise it at the end of March. The framework will inform our future approach to training and capacity building. These sessions are relevant to anyone who has an interest in workforce and professional development in public health, quality and impact, health impact assessment, health inequalities, and healthy public policy.

08 Mar

Public Health Wales’ Policy, Research and International Development Directorate are hosting an event to showcase the impact of research from across Public Health Wales together with our partners.

08 Mar

This course gives anyone who works with children, young people and families the opportunity to know their statutory responsibilities in dealing with exploited children, how to identify children and young people who are at risk of CSE and spot the signs, definitions and models of CSE and professional responses within the Welsh context.

12 Mar

As part of our preparations for the implementation of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017, the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) have been developing a new Skills and Knowledge Framework and Practitioner Development Pathway for HIA in Wales. We will be hosting a series of short events during February and March to test out our new framework and skills audit tools to get a wide range of feedback on the framework before we finalise it at the end of March. The framework will inform our future approach to training and capacity building. These sessions are relevant to anyone who has an interest in workforce and professional development in public health, quality and impact, health impact assessment, health inequalities, and healthy public policy.

13 Mar

The training will explore youth homelessness. The course will outline reasons for youth homelessness, current trends and the impact of current Housing and Homelessness legislation in Wales. Ways of support young homeless people and the issues such as substance misuse, Child Sexual Exploitation and how to safeguard them. This will be conducted using a rights based approach.

13 Mar

Welsh Dental Symposium

Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Public Health Wales, the Welsh Government and the Welsh Dental Committee are to host the first Welsh Dental Symposium in March, the two events one in North wales and one in the South will follow the same programme and themes. The days will feature a variety of inspiring speakers, breakout sessions and a marketplace area, which will provide plenty of opportunities to have your voice heard and to get involved in discussions about what’s happening in the world of dentistry in Wales.

19 - 21 Mar

At the end of this short course delegates will have gained an appreciation of the concepts, methods and application of health economics to public health, be able to critically appraise a published economic evaluation of a public health intervention and feel confident in speaking about potential return on investment from public health programmes in the NHS and other settings such as schools and work places.

21 Mar

Bi Workplace Role Models Programme

Aberystwyth University

A programme to explore what it means to be an authentic and inclusive bi role model in the workplace.

23 Mar

The Causes and Impacts of Problem Gambling

Holiday Inn, Castle St, Cardiff

Keynote Speaker – Jane Hutt AM Presentations by – Gambling Commission, Alcohol Concern and Newport Gambling Support Service Followed by a Plenary Session. Please RSVP by 22 February via email to training.course@cacv.org.uk

10 May

Mental Health Today Wales 2018

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

The aim of the event is to aid and encourage progress in mental health services in Wales by provoking discussions, improving knowledge and championing the voices of those who aren’t often heard.

20 Jun

This timely seminar is bringing together policymakers and key stakeholders to discuss priorities for older people’s care in Wales. The seminar will be an opportunity to assess the implementation of the forthcoming National Dementia Strategy, and the next steps for dementia care.

26 - 28 Jun

This conference being held by the International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA), in Cardiff, will provide an opportunity for professionals and volunteers involved in coaching, community provision of physical activity, health and education, to share their practice and learn from each other.